South Africa Tag

Posted by Gavin Mannion - 19 Aug 2014

So the Icebucket challenge has exploded in America with every two-bit celebrity throwing a bucket of ice water over their heads in the name of fun and raising money for ALS. ALS locally is more commonly known as Motor Neuron Disease and our most famous sufferer is Joost van der Westhuizen.

Posted by Darryn Bonthuys - 29 Jul 2014

REBEL SCUM! Sith lords may have all that dark side power, but even the rule of two isn’t enough to enforce the iron grip of the Empire. What the Sith needed, was an army that could spread their law across the galaxy, taking names and kicking ass across the cosmos. But sometimes, being bad can be good. Just ask the 501st Legion, an international army of Star Wars fans and cosplayers who now have an outpost right here in South Africa.

Posted by Matthew Figueira - 23 Jul 2014

StarCraft is possibly the only game in existence which can make me stress like a madman. Micro? Macro? APM? You need to know how to manage all of these and more, all at the same time, if you ever want to be any good on a competitive level. There are gods among men players who are capable of such feats, and South Africa is home to some of them. Want to see them in action? Some of our best players will be taking on the best New Zealand has to offer this weekend.

Posted by Matthew Figueira - 12 Jul 2014

Local gaming MGO, In-Finity Gaming, have announced that they will be bolstering their roster by absorbing teams from Pulse Gaming and Unknown Gaming. What are their plans moving forward?

Posted by Matthew Figueira - 12 Jul 2014

Local gaming MGO, In-Finity Gaming, have announced that they will be bolstering their roster by absorbing teams from Pulse Gaming and Unknown Gaming. What are their plans moving forward?

Posted by Zoe Hawkins - 01 Jul 2014

We were proud of the Southern Barbarians no matter what happened. However, these latest results make us want to dance for joy - and leads to more questions about the state of our national eSports body.

Posted by Gavin Mannion - 27 Jun 2014

Much has been said on social media recently about how insanely high our local prices for video games have become and this morning I received an email asking us to investigate this.

Posted by Zoe Hawkins - 20 Jun 2014

For those who don't know, Graeme Boyd (aka Acey Bongos) is the Social Marketing Manager for Xbox in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). He is one of the presenters at the Xbox press conference for E3, and often teams up with Major Nelson to release important news. I got to speak with him at E3, and he also happens to be a really awesome guy.

Posted by Zoe Hawkins - 05 Jun 2014

Before jetting off to America, I was lucky enough to sit down with some key people over at the local Microsoft offices. I asked the questions that you wanted answers to, and got their responses on video. Here is the interview.

Posted by Gavin Mannion - 09 May 2014

I always get a bit of butterflies when I open up a game that has been developed by local South Africans. It honestly makes me oddly proud that our country is creating more and more games and the quality is getting better and better.